Top 500 Most Submitted Books from D.C. Comics in the CGC Census Data

Sorted by highest number of total submissions. Variants for the same issue have separate listings. This list was last updated September 14, 2021.
*Average Grade and individual counts for CGC 10.0 to CGC 9.4 include only Universal and Signature Series, excluding Restored and Qualified grades.
Top submission lists: All Publishers - Marvel - D.C. - Other
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1. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
8,314 14 52 3,734 2,266 1,128 1,120 9.55
2. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
6,938 0 0 996 1,546 1,197 3,199 8.92
3. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
6,492 0 0 2,332 1,844 965 1,351 9.45
4. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,627 0 1 818 1,182 930 2,696 8.87
5. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,493 0 7 2,515 1,357 638 976 9.55
6. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,393 0 4 1,149 1,544 983 1,713 9.26
7. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,585 0 1 841 1,631 901 1,211 9.36
8. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,963 0 1 295 764 823 2,080 8.84
9. DC Comics Presents 26 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of New Teen Titans in preview by Marv Wolfman & George Perez. 1st app. Raven, Cyborg & Starfire.
3,809 0 2 528 749 581 1,949 8.78
10. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,785 0 0 542 1,132 761 1,350 9.23
11. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,737 0 5 2,020 767 412 533 9.56
12. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
3,597 0 0 2,814 627 94 62 9.74
13. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,574 0 12 1,142 950 567 903 9.42
14. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,528 2 9 2,261 645 295 316 9.65
15. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,446 0 0 969 1,090 551 836 9.39
16. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,318 373 872 1,722 224 78 49 9.82
17. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,974 0 0 782 804 515 873 9.33
18. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,928 0 0 65 124 178 2,561 7.22
19. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance Classic cover.
2,886 0 0 26 91 155 2,614 7.06
20. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,853 0 1 832 842 479 699 9.37
21. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. Beginning of Hush storyline
2,794 0 3 1,538 645 226 382 9.62
22. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,790 0 0 730 979 504 577 9.44
23. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,784 0 0 1,451 710 212 411 9.60
24. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,739 0 0 3 26 42 2,668 6.17
25. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,700 0 2 344 632 511 1,211 9.04
26. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,686 0 0 707 1,040 546 393 9.51
27. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,539 0 0 2,334 132 42 31 9.77
28. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,523 0 0 664 889 442 528 9.43
29. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,490 1 1 806 766 417 499 9.47
30. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,433 0 6 1,121 673 321 312 9.58
31. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,431 0 0 3 8 21 2,399 5.11
32. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,408 0 20 2,248 115 13 12 9.79
33. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
2,397 0 2 1,991 272 74 58 9.75
34. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,394 0 0 4 13 20 2,357 5.33
35. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,365 0 0 2 24 51 2,288 6.64
36. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,364 0 0 35 123 227 1,979 8.03
37. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,314 310 654 1,105 123 66 56 9.82
38. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,260 0 2 846 624 319 469 9.41
39. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,178 0 0 893 656 273 356 9.49
40. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 2,131 0 1 328 560 399 843 9.07
41. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
2,107 0 2 831 579 284 411 9.44
42. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, both by Jim Lee.
2,098 0 0 1,555 287 101 155 9.72
43. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
2,075 0 0 53 224 236 1,562 8.04
44. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 2,057 0 0 622 671 314 450 9.44
45. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
2,017 0 0 207 532 439 839 9.16
46. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,968 0 0 57 124 206 1,581 7.90
47. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,879 0 6 953 430 203 287 9.55
48. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,878 8 65 1,234 312 98 161 9.68
49. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,873 0 0 10 30 66 1,767 6.89
50. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,846 0 0 220 488 384 754 9.11
51. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,833 0 0 90 223 258 1,262 8.35
52. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,827 0 0 313 413 357 744 9.16
53. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,813 0 0 297 511 357 648 9.25
54. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,775 0 0 243 396 335 801 9.01
55. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,743 0 4 955 407 135 242 9.61
56. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,732 0 0 655 484 244 349 9.48
57. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,721 0 0 739 481 223 278 9.53
58. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,703 0 0 112 297 283 1,011 8.59
59. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,632 0 0 11 24 55 1,542 6.75
60. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,630 0 0 357 468 285 520 9.35
61. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,624 0 0 851 466 163 144 9.61
62. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,624 0 1 259 363 280 721 8.95
63. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,599 0 0 705 433 232 229 9.55
64. Y: The Last Man 1 (2002, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Yorick & Hero Brown, Ampersand, Agent 355, Dr. Allison Mann, Beth DeVille & Colonel Tse'Elon (Alter).
1,556 0 0 387 460 301 408 9.40
65. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,495 0 0 494 399 226 376 9.38
66. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,482 0 0 35 63 134 1,250 7.56
67. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,448 0 0 0 2 2 1,444 3.96
68. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,381 0 0 607 377 157 240 9.49
69. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,373 0 0 401 436 205 331 9.37
70. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,361 0 0 209 334 246 572 9.12
71. Mister Miracle 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance Mr. Miracle and Oberon. "Death" of Thaddeus Brown.
1,346 0 0 17 84 142 1,103 7.99
72. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,345 0 0 0 1 1 1,343 3.79
73. Batman 0 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Back-up story by James Tynion IV with art by Andy Clarke. Partial blank cover.
1,323 0 4 992 196 51 80 9.72
74. Naomi 1 (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Naomi McDuffie.
1,321 0 0 1,067 167 53 34 9.74
75. Batman 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
1,311 0 9 1,157 105 25 15 9.77
76. Batman 234 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Two-Face. Robin backup story.
1,305 0 0 18 44 100 1,143 7.40
77. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,301 0 1 759 277 122 142 9.64
78. Batman 429 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 4 of storyline. Superman appearance.
1,289 0 0 297 383 208 401 9.33
79. Batman 386 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Mask (Roman Sionis).
1,276 0 0 329 331 188 428 9.18
80. Batman 189 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane).
1,269 0 0 7 20 31 1,211 6.11
81. Justice League 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,240 0 2 685 273 112 168 9.61
82. Batman 92 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
1,234 0 0 1,134 72 22 6 9.78
83. Green Lantern 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Green Lantern retold. 1st appearance of the Guardians of the Universe.
1,224 0 0 0 1 2 1,221 4.49
84. Detective Comics 1 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
1,215 0 1 607 289 136 182 9.56
85. Batman 442 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Timothy Drake in Robin costume. Two-Face & Nightwing appearance.
1,211 0 0 571 358 130 152 9.55
86. Green Lantern v3 #48 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Kyle Rayner. Emerald Twilight Part 1
1,209 0 0 708 277 118 106 9.62
87. Firestorm 1 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Firestorm. Clark Kent cameo.
1,193 0 0 69 255 244 625 8.92
88. Showcase 22 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern (Hal Jordan). 1st appearance Abin Sur & Carol Ferris.
1,183 0 0 0 0 1 1,182 3.59
89. Hawkman 4 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Zatanna.
1,182 0 0 3 12 14 1,153 5.72
90. Green Lantern 59 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Guy Gardner. Abin Sur appearance. Origin of Green Lantern retold.
1,170 0 0 6 17 43 1,104 6.85
91. Batman 200 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Scarecrow appearance. Penguin, Killer Moth and Joker cameo.
1,160 0 0 16 36 90 1,018 7.48
92. Brave and the Bold 54 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Teen Titans (Robin, Kid Flash and Aqualad). Batman, Flash and Aquaman appearance.
1,158 0 0 1 10 29 1,118 6.17
93. Flash 123 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st GA Flash in SA. Origin of both. 1st mention of Earth II. 1st SA Shade, Thinker and Fiddler appearance.
1,158 0 0 0 1 7 1,150 4.67
94. Shadow 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC appearance of the Shadow, Shrevvy, Margo Lane and Harry Vincent.
1,156 0 0 151 226 210 569 8.95
95. Green Lantern 85 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Speedy revealed as a junkie. Anti-drug story.
1,152 0 0 47 93 132 880 7.84
96. Batman Beyond 1 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Terry McGinnis.
1,134 0 0 343 335 156 300 9.32
97. Batman 612 Second Printing (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. Sketch cover.
1,130 0 4 563 319 95 149 9.63
98. Demon 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Demon (Etrigan) and Randu.
1,130 0 0 19 60 86 965 7.94
99. Batman 609 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Tommy Elliot (Hush). Poison Ivy & Huntress appearance.
1,128 0 3 747 216 72 90 9.67
100. Batman 171 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Riddler. Batman TV pilot based on story.
1,126 0 0 0 4 7 1,115 5.50
101. Black Lightning 1 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce). 1st app. of Peter Gambi & Tobias Whale.
1,126 0 0 85 213 222 606 8.84
102. Flash 139 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Professor Zoom (Reverse-Flash).
1,124 0 0 0 5 5 1,114 4.88
103. Superman/Batman 1 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist.
1,116 0 0 403 412 163 138 9.58
104. Hellblazer 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                1st John Constantine in his own title. 1st appearance of Papa Midnite, Cedella, Mnemoth, Gary Lester & Chas Chandler.
1,115 0 0 199 287 207 422 9.19
105. Harley Quinn 1 (2014, D.C. Comics) 1,114 0 0 650 221 97 146 9.61
106. Batman 426 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 1 of storyline.
1,111 0 0 196 278 232 405 9.17
107. Detective Comics 400 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Man-Bat. 1st Robin and Batgirl team-up story. 400th anniversary issue.
1,092 0 0 9 25 56 1,002 7.20
108. Batgirl 23 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 1,079 0 0 904 131 27 17 9.75
109. Action Comics 252 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Supergirl (Kara Zor-El) and Metallo.
1,068 0 0 0 0 0 1,068 4.07
110. Harley Quinn 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 1,060 0 0 948 70 20 22 9.76
111. Batman 405 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 2 of "Year One" storyline.
1,050 0 0 338 286 187 239 9.43
112. Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the Batman Who Laughs. Foil cover.
1,047 0 0 852 137 31 27 9.74
113. Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Kamandi. 1st appearance of Doctor Canus and Ben Boxer. Statue of Liberty cover.
1,044 0 0 48 156 189 651 8.67
114. Supergirl 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                JSA & Solomon Grundy appearance. Two different covers exist, one by Ian Churchill & one by Michael Turner.
1,044 2 5 744 148 62 83 9.69
115. Batman 427 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 2 of storyline.
1,010 0 0 140 251 189 430 9.08
116. Catwoman 51 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Black Mask, Bruce Wayne, Slam Bradley & Alfred Pennyworth appearance. Smart Bomb reveals Slam is his father.
1,000 0 1 605 206 101 87 9.64
117. Batman 406 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 of "Year One" storyline.
998 0 0 420 270 154 154 9.49
118. Gotham City Sirens 1 (2009, D.C. Comics)
                First appearance of Gotham City Sirens
995 0 0 513 253 115 114 9.59
119. Batman 244 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Ra's Al Ghul & Talia appearance. Robin backup story.
991 0 0 18 64 98 811 7.81
120. Sandman 1 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                1st Bronze Age Sandman. Last Simon and Kirby collaboration.
988 0 1 134 212 184 457 8.93
121. Batman 655 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
980 0 0 381 367 140 92 9.59
122. All Star Batman 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 975 5 83 818 45 10 14 9.79
123. Static 1 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C./Milestone)
                1st appearance of Static (Virgil Hawkins). Poly-bag removed.
974 0 0 432 219 120 203 9.48
124. Action Comics 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Superman story from Action Comics #1 Anniversary cover pin-ups.
971 0 3 382 237 127 222 9.40
125. Superman 199 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st Superman vs. Flash race. Justice League of America cameo.
962 0 0 0 6 13 943 5.90
126. Superman 233 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Clark Kent becomes a TV newscaster. All Kryptonite "destroyed". "World of Krypton" backup stories begin.
955 0 0 3 15 67 870 7.15
127. Superman/Batman 8 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El appearance.
954 1 16 711 140 33 53 9.74
128. Masters of the Universe 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                1st full comic devoted to "Masters of the Universe". Based on the Mattel action figures.
951 0 1 388 271 121 170 9.40
129. Batman: Sword of Azrael 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley Jr). Wraparound gatefold cover.
943 0 0 524 235 89 95 9.64
130. Strange Adventures 205 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Deadman (Boston Brand). 1st appearance of Vashnu, Tiny & Lorna.
941 0 0 0 2 15 924 6.30
131. Green Lantern 40 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                Golden Age Green Lantern crossover. 1st appearance of Krona. Crisis begins. Origin of the Guardians.
925 0 0 5 18 24 878 6.45
132. Watchmen 2 (1986, D.C. Comics) 924 0 0 327 325 125 147 9.48
133. All Star Batman 1 Jock Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 922 8 59 811 31 9 4 9.79
134. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
920 0 0 711 117 44 48 9.72
135. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover. Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
915 0 0 697 120 42 56 9.72
136. Infinite Crisis 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Return of Earth-2 Superman & Lois Lane, Superboy Prime & Alex Luthor. "Death" of Dr. Polaris, Human Bomb & Phantom Lady.
913 0 9 752 88 25 39 9.75
137. Marvel & DC Present Featuring X-Men & Teen Titans 1 (1982, D.C.-Marvel)
                Darkseid, Dark Phoenix & Deathstroke appearance. Wraparound cover.
900 0 0 235 250 138 277 9.31
138. Aquaman 1 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Quisp. Topo cameo.
889 0 0 0 4 7 878 5.35
139. Batman: Three Jokers 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
882 0 8 706 158 5 5 9.76
140. Batman 407 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 4 of "Year One" storyline.
877 0 0 248 243 175 211 9.40
141. Batman 457 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Tim Drake as Robin. Scarecrow appearance.
873 0 0 322 281 104 166 9.46
142. Green Lantern v3 #50 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. Kyle Rayner as Green Lantern. "Death" of Kilowog, Sinestro & Oa. Glow-in-the-dark cover.
872 0 2 567 155 75 73 9.66
143. Detective Comics 27 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Oreo Cookies giveaway. Reprints 1st appearance of Batman from Detective Comics #27
868 0 1 523 214 75 55 9.66
144. 52 11 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Week Eleven, July 19, 2006 1st full app. of Kate Kane as Batwoman. Monitor appearance.
866 0 0 565 202 57 42 9.68
145. Hawkman 1 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                1st Hawkman in his own title. Origin and 1st appearance of Chac.
863 0 0 1 6 15 841 5.88
146. Justice League 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Maxwell Lord (Black King).
862 0 1 394 249 94 124 9.53
147. Superman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of new Metallo. Direct editions include "Man of Steel" contest form.
850 0 11 391 214 83 151 9.52
148. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Kaare Andrews cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
847 0 0 749 59 26 13 9.76
149. Batman 92 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
845 0 0 812 21 6 6 9.78
150. Batman 23.1 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Joker #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
844 2 48 735 36 11 12 9.78
151. Harley Quinn 1 Variant Cover (2014, D.C. Comics) 842 0 0 360 261 116 105 9.58
152. Shazam 28 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of Black Adam.
841 0 0 39 86 104 612 8.08
153. V for Vendetta 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
841 0 0 419 220 98 104 9.57
154. Adventures of Superman 500 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steel (John Henry Irons) & Superboy (Kon-El). Eradicator appearance. Poly-bag removed.
833 0 0 253 199 138 243 9.39
155. Action Comics 1 Loot Crate Edition (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Action Comics #1 (6/38)
832 0 0 329 128 89 286 9.38
156. Superman: The Man of Steel 19 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday appearance.
831 0 0 536 149 71 75 9.61
157. Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane 70 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age Catwoman appearance. Batman, Robin and Penguin appearance.
831 0 0 1 12 19 799 6.23
158. Batman 368 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Jason Todd officially becomes the 2nd Robin.
829 0 0 319 227 118 165 9.46
159. Batman 436 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) retold. 1st appearance of Tim Drake.
827 0 0 150 260 167 250 9.29
160. Superman Unchained 1 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with fold-out story pages glued to insert.
827 0 0 585 140 45 57 9.71
161. Jonah Hex 1 (1977, D.C. Comics) 817 0 0 71 181 160 405 8.94
162. Green Lantern 86 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Anti-drug story concludes.
816 0 0 40 80 109 587 8.10
163. Teen Titans 12 Convention Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                NC Oak City Comic Con 2018 exclusive. 1st full appearance of The Batman Who Laughs. Foil cover.
815 5 39 718 42 7 4 9.79
164. Batman 500 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Azrael as all-new Batman. Die-cut cover. Embossed foil logo. Two postcards included.
808 0 0 274 216 115 203 9.46
165. Suicide Squad 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 808 0 0 260 236 136 176 9.44
166. Batman 89 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
804 0 0 732 46 13 13 9.77
167. Showcase 34 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Atom (Ray Palmer). 1st appearance of Jean Loring.
791 0 0 0 0 3 788 4.91
168. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Miller Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
784 0 3 683 48 25 25 9.75
169. Detective Comics 880 Foil Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                "Virgin" cover.
784 4 62 554 119 29 16 9.75
170. Superman: The Man of Steel 17 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday cameo on last page.
784 0 0 339 200 100 145 9.49
171. Wonder Woman 7 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Cheetah (Doctor Barbara Ann Minerva).
783 0 0 289 256 109 129 9.48
172. Green Lantern 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Alex Ross & one by Carlos Pacheco.
777 0 2 594 105 33 43 9.73
173. Harley Quinn 1 Sienkiewicz Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 772 0 0 657 91 15 9 9.76
174. Flash 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                New Teen Titans & Vandal Savage appearance.
767 0 0 312 203 114 138 9.43
175. Aquaman 35 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Manta. Ocean Master appearance.
766 0 0 1 3 8 754 5.57
176. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 Foil Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                "Virgin" cover.
766 0 13 513 165 48 27 9.71
177. Batman: Damned 2 (2019, D.C. Comics) 762 51 218 404 53 22 14 9.80
178. Batman 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 761 0 0 568 123 43 27 9.72
179. Detective Comics 411 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Talia al Ghul.
756 0 0 4 9 28 715 7.21
180. Watchmen 3 (1986, D.C. Comics) 754 0 3 285 226 94 146 9.48
181. Batman 619 Variant Cover (2003, D.C. Comics)
                2 different variant double gatefold covers exist. Harvey Dent, Huntress, Catwoman, Superman & Riddler appearance.
752 0 1 378 218 81 74 9.63
182. Omac 1 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of OMAC. Atomic explosion panel.
750 0 0 166 198 116 270 9.12
183. Teen Titans 1 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                Batman, Aquaman, Flash and Wonder Woman cameo. Teen Titans join the Peace Corps.
745 0 0 4 8 15 718 6.43
184. Dark Nights: Death Metal 3 Federici Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 744 0 0 714 21 5 4 9.79
185. Brave and the Bold 34 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Hawkman and Hawkgirl. 1st appearance of Mavis Trent and Byth.
741 0 0 0 0 6 735 5.27
186. Brave and the Bold 200 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue. 16 page preview featuring 1st appearance Batman & the Outsiders (Halo, Geoforce & Katana).
740 0 0 245 213 103 179 9.37
187. JLA/Avengers 1 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
738 2 19 568 76 23 50 9.73
188. Watchmen 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Dr. Manhattan.
738 0 0 188 272 120 158 9.42
189. Batman 121 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mr. Zero (later becomes Mr. Freeze). Full page ad for Flash #105
737 0 0 0 0 1 736 4.31
190. Flash 105 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age Flash in his own title. Numbering continued from Flash Comics. Origin and 1st app. of Mirror Master.
736 0 0 0 0 3 733 4.06
191. Watchmen 12 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Rorschach.
733 0 1 357 190 86 99 9.55
192. Detective Comics 1000 Ross Variant Cover A (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Alex Ross cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
731 6 87 602 16 5 15 9.80
193. Sandman 4 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Lucifer Morningstar. Demon appearance.
729 0 0 121 298 121 189 9.34
194. Flash 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
725 0 40 641 30 8 6 9.79
195. Batman 237 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Based on a Bernie Wrightson idea with an assist from Harlan Ellison, genesis of story explained in O'Neil letter.
721 0 0 17 42 89 573 8.05
196. Batman 96 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bao Pham (Clownhunter)
714 0 0 681 26 3 4 9.79
197. Swamp Thing 7 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Batman appearance. 1st meeting of Swamp Thing and Batman.
712 0 0 38 146 139 389 8.79
198. Suicide Squad 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 706 0 0 650 30 12 14 9.77
199. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 10 Recalled Edition (2008, D.C. Comics)
                Recalled due to improper editing of obscenities.
705 0 17 513 99 48 28 9.72
200. Batman 13 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Joker & Harley Quinn appearance. Newsstand edition exists without die-cut outer cover.
705 0 0 427 121 67 90 9.61
201. Lobo 1 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                L.E.G.I.O.N. appearance.
705 0 1 370 167 81 86 9.57
202. Green Lantern 7 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Sinestro. 1st appearance of Terga.
697 0 0 0 2 5 690 5.15
203. Action Comics 1000 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art, Jim Lee cover & art
690 0 1 535 105 16 33 9.74
204. Batman Adventures Annual 1 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st app of Roxanne "Roxy Rocket" Sutton. Harley Quinn appearance.
685 0 0 277 186 99 123 9.48
205. JSA: Classified 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Amanda Conner & one by Adam Hughes.
685 0 1 427 140 56 61 9.65
206. Showcase 30 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st Aquaman tryout issue. Origin of Aquaman.
679 0 0 0 0 4 675 5.08
207. Doomsday Clock 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Rorschach, the Marionette (Erika Manson) & the Mime (Marcos Maez).
678 0 0 669 5 4 0 9.80
208. Flash 197 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Zoom.
676 0 0 318 164 78 116 9.52
209. Batman 567 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Batgirl (Cassandra Cain).
675 0 0 208 224 113 130 9.47
210. Batman 614 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Joker, Harley Quinn & Catwoman appearance.
674 0 3 432 148 47 44 9.68
211. All-Star Superman 1 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics) 673 0 0 289 251 83 50 9.62
212. Fables 1 (2002, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Alex Maleev & one by James Jean.
673 0 1 228 179 106 159 9.44
213. Naomi 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Naomi McDuffie.
665 0 0 560 66 20 19 9.74
214. Swamp Thing 9 (1974, D.C. Comics) 660 0 0 97 188 132 243 9.20
215. New Teen Titans Annual 2 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Vigilante (Adrian Chase), Chesire, Scorcher, Slasher, Spear, Bazooka & Tanker.
657 0 0 272 152 94 139 9.40
216. Suicide Squad 1 Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 654 0 0 595 42 8 9 9.77
217. Batman 366 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd in Robin costume. Joker appearance.
652 0 0 184 194 109 165 9.31
218. Showcase 60 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Spectre (Jim Corrigan) and Azmodus. Origin of the Spectre in text.
650 0 0 5 19 24 602 7.10
219. Watchmen 5 (1987, D.C. Comics) 650 0 0 228 196 89 137 9.42
220. Batman 2 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of William Cobb as Talon.
648 0 2 365 124 58 99 9.61
221. Batman 22 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
648 0 5 588 30 10 15 9.77
222. Ronin 1 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
647 0 0 375 132 61 79 9.58
223. Detective Comics 474 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Deadshot, Wonder Girl & Penguin appearance.
646 0 0 64 138 110 334 8.88
224. Harley Quinn 0 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2014, D.C. Comics)
                Add'tl art by Timm, Adlard, Hughes, Baltazar, Moore, Johnson, Keith, Cooke, Hardin & Roberts. Partial blank cover.
645 0 0 489 77 38 41 9.72
225. Watchmen 6 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Rorschach.
639 0 0 195 220 81 143 9.45
226. Batman 400 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Introduction by Stephen King. Pin-ups by Bernie Wrightson, Mike Grell, Steve Rude & Michael Wm. Kaluta.
636 0 1 126 158 94 257 9.05
227. Batman 656 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Damian. Talia al Ghul appearance.
636 0 0 348 179 65 44 9.64
228. Superboy 9 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of King Shark.
636 0 0 399 117 50 70 9.60
229. Wonder Woman 184 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                "Vintage" cover.
636 0 0 286 154 86 110 9.48
230. Catwoman 4 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 635 0 0 554 67 8 6 9.77
231. Detective Comics 475 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
634 0 0 40 110 117 367 8.74
232. Identity Crisis 1 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Sue Dibny.
634 0 0 348 207 34 45 9.68
233. Green Arrow 1 (2001, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Comics work by Kevin Smith. Superman & Batman appearance.
633 0 2 216 247 73 95 9.59
234. Batman 155 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin. Vicki Vale appearance.
630 0 0 0 2 5 623 5.73
235. Watchmen 11 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Ozymandias.
625 0 0 227 190 86 122 9.47
236. Detective Comics 23.2 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Harley Quinn #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
624 0 14 562 34 6 8 9.78
237. DC Super-Stars 17 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Marriage of Earth II Batman & Catwoman. Origin of Green Arrow & Huntress.
618 0 0 42 99 95 382 8.53
238. Batman 613 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Tommy Elliot, Catwoman, Harley Quinn & Joker appearance.
617 0 4 451 96 30 36 9.69
239. Batman: Three Jokers 1 Variant Cover B (2020, D.C. Comics) 615 1 26 566 17 3 2 9.80
240. Batman 96 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bao Pham (Clownhunter)
614 0 0 593 16 2 3 9.79
241. DC Comics Presents 1 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Superman team-ups begin. Flash. Professor Zoom cameo on last page.
614 0 0 162 140 116 196 9.24
242. Batman 666 (2007, D.C. Comics)
                1st Damian Wayne as Batman. 1st appearance of Professor Pyg (Lazlo Valentin).
613 0 0 306 170 76 61 9.59
243. Flash 92 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Impulse (Bart Allen).
611 0 0 304 153 70 84 9.54
244. Flash 175 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                2nd Superman vs. Flash race. Justice League of America appearance.
608 0 0 6 10 37 555 7.22
245. Batman: Damned 2 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 607 50 197 285 39 17 19 9.80
246. Detective Comics 476 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
606 0 0 54 138 123 291 8.90
247. Flash 22 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
604 0 31 537 24 6 6 9.79
248. Superboy 68 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Bizarro.
600 0 0 0 0 0 600 4.06
249. Superman Adventures 5 (1997, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Livewire in comics (out of DC continuity).
599 0 0 322 144 61 72 9.57
250. Catwoman 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 598 0 0 531 52 8 7 9.77
251. Deathstroke: The Terminator 1 (1991, D.C. Comics) 596 0 0 314 125 55 102 9.53
252. All Star Western 10 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jonah Hex.
595 0 0 7 22 30 536 7.32
253. Batman 100 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 595 0 2 523 54 12 4 9.77
254. Detective Comics 576 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
592 0 1 270 161 73 87 9.54
255. Watchmen 7 (1987, D.C. Comics) 592 0 0 213 177 80 122 9.46
256. New Teen Titans v2 #1 (1984, D.C. Comics) 591 0 0 308 138 67 78 9.55
257. Batman Who Laughs 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 590 0 1 497 64 10 18 9.76
258. Atom 1 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Plant Master and Maya. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
580 0 0 0 1 7 572 5.46
259. Batman: The Dark Knight 23.4 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Joker's Daughter #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
580 1 17 517 22 9 14 9.78
260. Preacher 2 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Arseface. Saint of Killers appearance.
578 0 0 147 168 96 167 9.35
261. Dark Knight Strikes Again 1 (2001, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Carrie Kelly as Catgirl. Sequel to "The Dark Knight Returns". Two different covers exist.
574 2 39 367 99 29 38 9.73
262. Batman Who Laughs 1 (2019, D.C. Comics) 573 0 0 533 25 3 12 9.78
263. Mister Miracle 4 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Big Barda. Letter from Mark Gruenwald.
569 0 0 6 29 46 488 7.84
264. Batman Beyond Special Origin Issue nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Terry McGinnis. Promotional.
567 0 1 251 132 73 110 9.47
265. Watchmen 8 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the original Nite Owl (Hollis Mason).
566 0 0 130 204 93 139 9.39
266. Justice League of America 9 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the Justice League of America.
565 0 0 1 5 21 538 6.15
267. Catwoman 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane appearance. Embossed cover.
564 1 4 315 139 34 71 9.62
268. Batman 92 Jimenez Sketch Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 562 0 0 510 33 9 10 9.77
269. Superman/Batman 1 Retailer Incentive Edition (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Diamond/Alliance Retailer Summit promotional issue.
562 0 0 128 163 116 155 9.39
270. Superman 204 Retailer Incentive Edition (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Diamond Retailer Summit promotional. Sketch cover.
557 0 0 243 189 67 58 9.60
271. Detective Comics 20 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2013, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover
555 0 0 404 84 32 35 9.68
272. Flash 110 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Kid Flash (Wally West) and the Weather Wizard (Mark Mardon).
551 0 0 0 0 0 551 4.90
273. Superman/Batman 8 Second Printing (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El appearance. Sketch cover.
551 0 4 400 89 21 37 9.72
274. Watchmen 9 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Silk Spectre.
550 0 0 133 168 104 145 9.38
275. Detective Comics 575 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline begins.
549 0 0 193 173 66 117 9.43
276. Nightwing 1 (1996, D.C. Comics) 549 0 1 147 157 94 150 9.39
277. Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Pg Super Spectacular 1 Comic Mint Edition (2020, D.C. Comics) 542 0 2 523 13 2 2 9.79
278. Batman: Shadow of the Bat 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jeremiah Arkham & Victor Zsasz.
538 0 0 260 124 65 89 9.54
279. Green Lantern 89 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue until 8-9/76 Full page ad by Murphy Anderson announcing move to back of Flash.
538 0 0 33 71 101 333 8.56
280. Justice League of America 2 (1961, D.C. Comics) 538 0 0 0 5 2 531 5.33
281. Batgirl 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 534 0 0 190 166 81 97 9.52
282. Green Lantern: Rebirth 1 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                JLA appearance.
533 0 0 332 90 43 68 9.65
283. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 Retailer Incentive Edition (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Sketch cover.
531 0 1 207 166 83 74 9.55
284. Showcase 4 (1956, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Flash (Barry Allen). 1st appearance of Iris West.
531 0 0 0 1 2 528 3.86
285. Justice League of America 21 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Re-Intro JSA in JLA title. 1st Silver Age appearance of Hourman, Doctor Fate, Icicle and Wizard.
530 0 0 2 0 14 514 5.94
286. Doomsday Clock 1 Lenticular Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Rorschach, the Marionette (Erika Manson) & the Mime (Marcos Maez).
528 0 20 431 39 15 23 9.75
287. Harley Quinn 0 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                Add'tl art by Timm, Adlard, Hughes, Baltazar, Moore, Johnson, Keith, Cooke, Hardin & Roberts.
528 0 1 336 95 42 54 9.67
288. Showcase 55 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st solo GA Green Lantern in Silver Age. 1st SA appearance of Solomon Grundy. Origin of Hourman and Dr. Fate in text.
528 0 0 2 7 13 506 6.73
289. Action Comics 242 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Brainiac. 1st appearance of the shrunken city of Kandor.
526 0 0 0 0 0 526 3.54
290. Aquaman 29 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Ocean Master (Orm, Aquaman's half-brother).
526 0 0 4 9 16 497 6.39
291. Batman 1 Sketch Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 524 0 0 315 104 50 55 9.63
292. Watchmen 10 (1987, D.C. Comics) 524 0 0 176 150 81 117 9.44
293. Detective Comics 583 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Scarface & the Ventriloquist (Arnold Wesker).
523 0 0 156 177 86 104 9.42
294. Supergirl 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Zatanna backup stories begin. Letter from David Michelinie.
523 0 0 28 54 93 348 8.44
295. Batman 40 Variant Cover (2015, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Batman & Joker. "Movie Poster" variant cover. "The Mask" cover homage.
522 0 0 407 66 31 18 9.73
296. Action Comics 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 520 0 0 364 87 32 37 9.67
297. Batman Adventures 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Based on the animated television series. Penguin & Joker appearance.
520 0 0 200 144 82 94 9.47
298. Superman/Batman 10 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Wonder Woman & Kara Zor-El appearance.
520 0 5 385 73 23 34 9.73
299. Batman 50 Lee Sketch Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Capullo & Weeks art Jim Lee cover & art
519 0 0 347 101 45 26 9.68
300. Infinite Crisis 5 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by George Perez & one by Jim Lee. 1st appearance of the new Blue Beetle.
519 0 0 292 128 55 44 9.61
301. Crisis on Infinite Earths 12 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Wally West becomes the new Flash. "Death" of the original Dove.
517 0 0 244 137 63 73 9.51
302. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Platinum Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Silver foil logo.
517 0 0 145 130 92 150 9.40
303. Flash 137 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Golden Age Flash appearance. 1st Silver Age appearance Vandal Savage. 2nd Silver Age appearance of JSA.
516 0 0 0 6 7 503 6.40
304. Saga of the Swamp Thing 20 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Alan Moore's run on Swamp Thing begins.
512 0 1 165 154 80 112 9.41
305. Legends 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Amanda Waller. 6 page "MASK" insert.
511 0 0 203 135 71 102 9.43
306. 100 Bullets 1 (1999, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Agent Graves & Dizzy Cordova.
510 0 1 202 129 76 102 9.47
307. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
510 0 0 388 93 22 7 9.73
308. Teen Titans 1 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Batman & Flash appearance. 2 different covers exist, 1 by Mike McKone & 1 by Michael Turner.
507 0 1 271 136 45 54 9.66
309. I, Zombie 1 (2010, D.C./Vertigo Comics) 506 0 0 260 125 57 64 9.58
310. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Lee Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
503 0 0 358 85 35 25 9.70
311. New Gods 7 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steppenwolf. Origin of Mister Miracle and Orion.
503 0 0 8 22 44 429 8.02
312. Tales of the New Teen Titans 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Cyborg.
503 0 2 220 103 62 116 9.38
313. Detective Comics 577 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
502 0 0 179 161 68 94 9.46
314. Batman 24 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Batman proposes to Catwoman.
501 0 0 311 107 46 37 9.66
315. DC Universe: Rebirth 1 (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
501 0 0 383 63 20 35 9.69
316. Batgirl 12 (2010, D.C. Comics) 499 0 0 211 150 63 75 9.52
317. Batman 222 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Beatles take-off. Letter from Mike W. Barr.
499 0 0 4 13 22 460 7.22
318. Brave and the Bold 30 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                3rd appearance Justice League of America 1st appearance of Amazo the Android and Professor Ivo. Mirror Master cameo.
499 0 0 0 0 1 498 4.85
319. My Greatest Adventure 80 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doom Patrol (Doctor Niles Caulder, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Silver Age Robotman).
499 0 0 0 3 2 494 5.50
320. Detective Comics 1000 (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Jim Lee cover & art. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
498 1 38 404 27 13 15 9.76
321. Justice League 12 (2012, D.C. Comics) 496 0 2 327 78 33 56 9.64
322. Detective Comics 871 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Backup story by Scott Snyder with art by Francesco Francavilla.
495 0 0 271 116 40 68 9.57
323. Brave and the Bold 29 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of Justice League of America and Snapper Carr. 1st appearance of Xotar. Robot cover.
493 0 0 0 0 1 492 4.42
324. Superman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 493 0 0 314 96 34 49 9.64
325. Green Lantern v3 #1 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                Batman, Blue Beetle, Fire & Ice appearance.
492 0 0 306 101 43 42 9.62
326. All Star Batman 1 Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
491 0 1 367 67 28 28 9.72
327. Batman 40 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Batman & Joker.
491 0 0 363 81 22 25 9.71
328. Showcase 73 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Creeper (Jack Ryder).
491 0 0 1 10 41 439 7.65
329. Adventure Comics 247 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes, Lightning Boy (Lad), Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy.
485 0 0 0 1 1 483 3.84
330. Batman 2 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of William Cobb as Talon.
485 0 1 265 127 52 40 9.66
331. Avengers/JLA 4 (2004, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
481 41 46 325 37 19 13 9.77
332. Batman: Rebirth 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 480 0 0 254 151 48 27 9.66
333. Batman: The Cult 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
480 8 22 347 75 16 12 9.74
334. Power Girl 27 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue.
480 0 0 170 135 78 97 9.50
335. Batman 139 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the original Bat-Girl (Betty Kane). Batwoman appearance. 1st Blue Bowman (formerly Signalman).
477 0 0 0 0 4 473 4.81
336. Batman 1 Convention Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Silver foil cover.
476 0 0 217 173 47 39 9.63
337. Batman 21 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Duke Thomas. Embossed cover.
476 0 5 401 40 20 10 9.75
338. Fury of Firestorm 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Bison (John Ravenhair).
475 0 0 190 110 50 125 9.31
339. Batman 615 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Batman reveals identity to Catwoman. Nightwing, Riddler & Joker appearance.
473 0 0 286 107 33 47 9.64
340. Detective Comics 578 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
472 0 4 166 137 73 92 9.47
341. Teen Titans 1 Fourth Printing (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Batman & Flash appearance. Sketch cover.
470 0 0 321 68 17 64 9.72
342. Swamp Thing 2 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Dr. Anton Arcane. 1st appearance of Patchwork Man in cameo on last page.
469 0 0 14 70 92 293 8.63
343. Batman: Last Knight on Earth 1 (2019, D.C. Comics) 468 7 32 390 27 8 4 9.79
344. Detective Comics 850 (2009, D.C. Comics) 464 0 0 260 127 36 41 9.62
345. Batman: The Long Halloween 1 (1996, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman appearance.
463 0 0 225 140 41 57 9.57
346. Harley Quinn 57 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 462 0 1 423 27 6 5 9.77
347. Birds of Prey 8 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Nightwing appearance.
459 0 0 116 133 76 134 9.38
348. Action Comics 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 458 0 2 276 95 39 46 9.65
349. Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight 1 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                One of four different outer cover color variations. Poster included.
455 0 0 193 113 41 108 9.55
350. Batman Incorporated 8 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Robin (Damian Wayne).
454 1 6 331 73 22 21 9.71
351. Wonder Woman 1 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Cheetah, Doctor Psycho, Giganta & Nemesis appearance.
453 0 4 357 50 17 25 9.72
352. Batman 1 Aspen Comics Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 452 0 0 304 111 26 11 9.71
353. Batman 610 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Killer Croc, Tommy Elliot & Catwoman appearance.
452 0 1 281 101 38 31 9.67
354. Harley Quinn: Futures End 1 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                3-D lenticular cover.
451 1 19 400 19 5 7 9.78
355. Superman 205 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, 1 by Jim Lee & 1 by Michael Turner.
451 1 8 278 75 37 52 9.66
356. Crisis on Infinite Earths 6 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Anti-Monitor.
449 0 0 217 113 54 65 9.53
357. Batman: The Red Death 1 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Foil cover.
448 0 0 345 75 16 12 9.73
358. Harley Quinn 59 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 448 0 0 419 20 4 5 9.78
359. Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes 23 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics) 448 0 1 234 116 47 50 9.61
360. Batman and Robin 1 (2009, D.C. Comics) 447 0 6 349 40 21 31 9.71
361. Kingdom Come 1 (1996, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Magog. Wraparound cover.
447 0 2 198 137 50 60 9.59
362. Harley Quinn 1 Aspen Comics Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 445 0 0 291 107 28 19 9.69
363. Showcase 75 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawk and Dove (Hank and Don Hall).
444 0 0 3 27 46 368 7.81
364. Supergirl 12 Variant Cover (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Fatal Five (Emerald Empress, Indigo, Solomon Grundy, Magog & Selena) app.
444 0 0 391 39 8 6 9.77
365. Justice League 16 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Shazam!" back-up story by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank. Partial blank cover.
443 0 0 296 68 47 32 9.68
366. Batman Adventures 28 (1995, D.C. Comics)
                Joker & Harley Quinn appearance.
442 0 0 174 118 75 75 9.48
367. Showcase 37 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Metal Men and Doctor Will Magnus.
438 0 0 0 0 1 437 5.32
368. Superman 423 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue. Becomes "Adventures of Superman" with next issue.
437 0 0 153 130 63 91 9.42
369. Batman: Official Motion Picture Adaptation nn Prestige Format (1989, D.C. Comics) 435 0 4 303 70 24 34 9.66
370. Green Lantern 16 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Star Sapphire. Abin Sur backup story.
431 0 0 0 5 7 419 6.05
371. Superman 74 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Justice League America & Doomsday appearance.
431 0 0 262 85 42 42 9.59
372. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 430 0 0 333 66 14 17 9.73
373. Metal Men 1 (1963, D.C. Comics) 429 0 0 1 9 10 409 6.37
374. Batman/Superman 1 (2013, D.C. Comics) 427 0 2 326 48 25 26 9.71
375. Swamp Thing 3 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Patchwork Man. 1st appearance of Abigail Arcane.
427 0 0 22 76 93 236 8.79
376. Batman: White Knight 3 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Marian Drews becomes the Neo Joker.
424 0 0 369 35 9 11 9.76
377. Aquaman 11 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Mera. Quisp appearance.
422 0 0 0 0 1 421 4.89
378. Action Comics 1 Safeguard Promotional (1976, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints 1st appearance of Superman from Action Comics #1
421 0 0 210 128 37 46 9.61
379. Crisis on Infinite Earths 2 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Anti-Monitor in cameo.
421 0 0 211 109 34 67 9.52
380. All-Star Superman 1 (2006, D.C. Comics) 420 0 2 289 80 21 28 9.70
381. Crisis on Infinite Earths 4 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Monitor.
420 0 1 222 115 47 35 9.62
382. Justice League of America 3 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Kanjar Ro, Kromm, Hyathis and Sayyar. Full page ads for Brave and the Bold #34 and Showcase #30
420 0 0 0 0 3 417 5.14
383. All-Star Comics 69 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Earth-Two Huntress (Helena Wayne).
419 0 0 46 107 75 191 8.95
384. Action Comics 1000 Sketch Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Lee, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art. Partial blank cover.
415 0 5 306 43 21 40 9.72
385. Swamp Thing 50 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Deadman, Dr. Fate, Spectre & Demon appearance. Anniversary issue.
415 0 0 121 126 67 101 9.38
386. Batman 3 (2012, D.C. Comics) 414 0 5 267 67 33 42 9.65
387. Superman/Batman 9 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El, Krypto, Artemis & Wonder Woman appearance.
412 2 2 336 42 16 14 9.76
388. The Joker 1 State of Comics Edition (2021, D.C. Comics)
                Batman #251 cover homage. "Vintage" cover.
412 0 0 405 7 0 0 9.80
389. Teen Titans 20 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Crush, Djinn & Roundhouse.
411 0 0 352 50 5 4 9.76
390. Batman 43 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Mr. Bloom.
410 0 0 350 39 10 11 9.74
391. Man of Steel 1 Special Collector's Edition (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Silver logo.
409 0 1 195 101 63 49 9.51
392. New Suicide Squad 1 (2014, D.C. Comics) 408 0 0 145 124 71 68 9.50
393. Wonder Woman 51 (2018, D.C. Comics) 408 0 0 345 53 4 6 9.76
394. Justice League 3 Logo Variant (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Booster Gold cameo on last page.
406 0 0 69 107 85 145 9.18
395. Green Lantern 20 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Cruz in one-panel cameo (face not revealed). Last Geoff Johns issue. Wraparound cover
405 0 1 322 45 20 17 9.73
396. Action Comics 684 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday appearance.
404 0 0 233 67 43 61 9.54
397. Flash 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 404 0 0 282 67 24 31 9.69
398. Justice League of America 1 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics)
                New JLA members selected.
404 0 0 266 87 29 22 9.69
399. Green Lantern v3 #49 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Emerald Twilight Part 2 Sinestro appearance.
402 0 0 228 79 43 52 9.57
400. Huntress 1 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Huntress (Helena Bertinelli).
400 0 0 117 118 73 92 9.36
401. Justice League 1 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2011, D.C. Comics)
                San Diego Comic-Con 2012 exclusive. Partial blank cover.
400 0 0 271 81 24 24 9.70
402. Supergirl 1 Second Printing (2005, D.C. Comics)
                JSA & Solomon Grundy appearance. Sketch cover.
400 0 4 313 49 12 22 9.73
403. Action Comics 869 Recalled Edition (2008, D.C. Comics)
                Recalled due to beer label on cover. Braniac & Supergirl appearance.
398 0 1 263 89 30 15 9.69
404. Spectre 1 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Captain Skull appearance.
397 0 0 0 2 20 375 7.26
405. Green Lantern 201 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Cover reads "Green Lantern Corps." 1st appearance of Kilowog.
396 0 0 141 127 51 77 9.43
406. Preacher 13 (1996, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Herr Starr, Sarah Featherstone & Hoover. "Hunters" part 1
396 0 0 183 115 51 47 9.57
407. Batman 90 (2020, D.C. Comics) 395 0 4 360 23 4 4 9.78
408. Brave and the Bold 60 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Wonder Girl (Donna Troy), who joins the Teen Titans. Batman, Wonder Woman and Flash cameo.
395 0 0 0 1 5 389 6.11
409. Batman 50 Sketch Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Lee, Capullo & Weeks art Partial blank cover.
394 0 0 332 39 10 13 9.76
410. Harley Quinn 1 Legacy Edition Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 394 0 0 315 58 13 8 9.74
411. Batman 608 Foil Edition (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. "Virgin" cover.
390 0 18 315 38 12 7 9.76
412. Avengers/JLA 2 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
389 17 56 270 21 13 12 9.78
413. Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. 0 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Star Spangled Kid II (Courtney Whitmore). 1st professional work of Geoff Johns.
389 0 0 139 98 70 82 9.41
414. Superman 4 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bloodsport (Robert DuBois).
389 0 0 164 122 45 58 9.47
415. Power Girl 1 (2009, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, 1 by Adam Hughes & 1 by Amanda Conner.
387 0 0 223 87 41 36 9.63
416. Detective Comics 608 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Anarky.
386 0 0 177 123 39 47 9.54
417. Justice League 50 (2016, D.C. Comics) 386 0 0 260 55 35 36 9.66
418. Doom Patrol 99 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Beast Boy (Garfield Logan, later becomes the Changeling).
385 0 0 1 8 5 371 6.08
419. Teen Titans 12 Variant Cover (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
385 0 0 132 153 60 40 9.58
420. Batgirl Adventures 1 (1998, D.C. Comics)
                Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy appearance.
383 0 0 130 107 47 99 9.39
421. Batman 0 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Back-up story by James Tynion IV with art by Andy Clarke.
383 0 4 261 63 30 25 9.68
422. Harley Quinn 1 Bulletproof Comics Pink Editio (2016, D.C. Comics) 383 0 0 241 89 28 25 9.68
423. Batman: Three Jokers 2 Variant Cover B (2020, D.C. Comics) 382 1 18 351 7 3 2 9.79
424. Crisis on Infinite Earths 10 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Starman (Prince Gavyn).
382 0 0 212 95 34 41 9.59
425. Flash 106 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Part 1 of Grodd trilogy. Origin and 1st apppearance of Gorilla Grodd and Pied Piper.
382 0 0 0 0 1 381 4.41
426. Superman: The Wedding Album 1 Collector's Edition (1996, D.C. Comics)
                Clark Kent marries Lois Lane. Embossed cover.
382 1 1 243 66 26 45 9.67
427. Batman 638 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Red Hood revealed as Jason Todd. Black Mask, Mister Freeze, Nightwing & Joker appearance.
380 0 0 262 67 31 20 9.68
428. Beware the Creeper 1 (1968, D.C. Comics) 380 0 0 7 35 56 282 8.27
429. Adventures of Superman 497 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Justice League America & Doomsday appearance. 2nd issue of the "death" of Superman arc
379 0 1 249 66 31 32 9.66
430. Brave and the Bold 57 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Metamorpho. 1st appearance of Sapphire Stagg, Simon Stagg and Java.
379 0 0 3 8 16 352 6.91
431. Harley Quinn 7 Lucia Variant Cover (2014, D.C. Comics)
                "DC Bombshells" variant cover.
379 0 0 238 83 34 24 9.67
432. Wonder Woman 9 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the new Cheetah.
378 0 0 105 120 65 88 9.38
433. Detective Comics 405 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the League of Assassins. Batgirl backup story.
376 0 0 6 16 26 328 7.82
434. JLA/Avengers 3 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
376 24 47 265 21 11 8 9.78
435. Crisis on Infinite Earths 11 (1986, D.C. Comics) 374 0 1 202 100 35 36 9.59
436. Swamp Thing 10 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                Last Bernie Wrightson issue.
374 0 0 52 99 77 146 9.18
437. Superman/Batman 8 Aspen Comics Edition C (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Superman/Batman #8 (5/04) San Diego Comic-Con 2017 exclusive. "Virgin" cover.
373 1 8 333 22 6 3 9.78
438. Harley Quinn 75 Celebrity Authentics Edition (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Margot Robbie photo cover.
371 0 0 370 1 0 0 9.80
439. JLA 1 (1997, D.C. Comics) 371 0 2 133 104 61 71 9.47
440. Justice League of America 7 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Kathy (Batwoman) Kane & Lois Lane cameo. Last 10? issue. Full page ad for Showcase #34
371 0 0 0 2 4 365 6.04
441. Batman 50 Lee Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Capullo & Weeks art Jim Lee cover & art
368 0 0 242 71 30 25 9.69
442. Showcase 23 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern. Nuclear explosion cover and splash page.
368 0 0 0 0 1 367 4.59
443. DC Comics Presents 87 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Superboy-Prime.
367 0 0 102 104 64 97 9.34
444. Punchline 1 Jimenez Variant Cover (2021, D.C. Comics) 367 0 0 343 18 5 1 9.78
445. Batman: Three Jokers 1 Variant Cover A (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
366 0 4 319 27 7 9 9.76
446. Mister Miracle 2 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Granny Goodness.
366 0 0 6 39 63 258 8.13
447. 1st Issue Special 8 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Warlord. Story continued in Warlord #1
365 0 1 16 91 83 174 8.88
448. Detective Comics 1000 Sketch Edition (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity. Partial blank cover.
365 0 3 258 49 22 33 9.69
449. Forever Evil 1 3-D Variant Cover (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Monocle. 3-D lenticular cover. Double gatefold centerfold.
365 0 6 305 33 12 9 9.76
450. Legion of Super-Heroes 6 (2020, D.C. Comics) 365 0 0 339 20 4 2 9.78
451. Superman 123 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Supergirl tryout. Superman returns to Krypton.
365 0 0 0 0 0 365 4.10
452. Green Lantern 2 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Introduction of Qward Universe. Thomas Kalmaku learns Green Lantern's identity.
364 0 0 0 1 2 361 5.00
453. Justice League 31 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jessica Cruz.
361 0 0 238 73 29 21 9.67
454. Firestorm 3 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Killer Frost (Doctor Crystal Frost).
360 0 0 84 97 47 132 9.16
455. Weird War Tales 1 (1971, D.C. Comics) 359 0 0 4 15 33 307 7.99
456. Wonder Woman 199 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Jonny Double appearance. Bondage cover. Grey tone cover.
359 0 0 23 48 66 222 8.68
457. Batman 617 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Robin, Huntress & Scarecrow appearance.
358 0 0 234 70 23 31 9.68
458. Flash 117 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Captain Boomerang (Digger Harkness). Only S.A. app. of Winky, Blinky & Noddy.
358 0 0 0 2 5 351 5.70
459. Infinite Crisis 3 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Alexander Luthor revealed as Secret Society Lex Luthor. Atlantis destroyed, Paradise Island goes into hiding.
358 0 0 244 74 17 23 9.69
460. Justice League of America 22 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Story continued from JLA #21 Justice Society of America crossover. Wizard, Icicle & Fiddler appearance.
358 0 0 0 1 7 350 6.44
461. Showcase 24 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern.
358 0 0 0 0 0 358 5.00
462. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 2 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, one by Jim Lee & one by Frank Miller.
357 0 0 289 35 17 16 9.72
463. Batgirl 25 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 357 0 0 316 35 3 3 9.77
464. Batman Beyond 37 (2019, D.C. Comics) 357 0 0 247 84 18 8 9.71
465. Super Friends 1 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                Based on television show. 1st appearance Wendy, Marvin & Wonder Dog. Poison Ivy, Penguin, Toy Man & Cheetah appearance.
356 0 0 58 102 59 137 9.09
466. Teen Titans 20 Jimenez Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Crush, Djinn & Roundhouse. "Design" variant cover.
356 0 0 264 68 13 11 9.72
467. DC Comics Presents 49 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Captain Marvel. Black Adam appearance.
355 0 0 96 88 61 110 9.19
468. Harley Quinn 58 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 355 0 0 334 15 1 5 9.78
469. Joker: Year of the Villain 1 Scorpion Comics Edition C (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Convention exclusive.
355 0 2 330 14 5 4 9.78
470. Action Comics 1000 Jim Lee Tour Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art, Jim Lee cover & art
354 0 1 248 67 15 23 9.70
471. Detective Comics 1000 JeeHyung Lee Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics)
                JeeHyung Lee cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
354 5 55 274 14 0 6 9.80
472. Flash 129 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                2nd Golden Age Flash crossover. 1st SA appearance JSA in flashback. Captain Cold and Trickster appearance.
354 0 0 3 7 17 327 6.81
473. Scalped 1 (2007, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Dashiell Bad Horse.
354 0 0 98 93 74 89 9.37
474. Wonder Woman 72 (1993, D.C. Comics) 354 0 0 55 86 74 139 9.16
475. Batman 611 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Tommy Elliot, Green Lantern, Icicle, Catwoman, Talia, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Superman appearance.
353 0 2 239 82 15 15 9.71
476. Catwoman 15 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 353 0 0 315 27 6 5 9.77
477. Wonder Woman 36 Sketch Edition (2015, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
353 0 0 263 52 17 21 9.72
478. Wonder Woman 50 Convention Photo Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Gal Gadot photo cover.
351 0 0 247 60 22 22 9.67
479. Batman: Damned 3 (2019, D.C. Comics) 350 20 82 205 29 6 8 9.79
480. Scooby-Doo Team-Up 12 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Batgirl & Catwoman appearance.
350 0 0 264 58 21 7 9.73
481. Wonder Woman 26 Convention Edition (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Gal Gadot photo foil cover.
349 0 0 158 129 46 16 9.64
482. Batman 618 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Clayface, Catwoman & Robin appearance.
348 0 1 209 82 30 26 9.64
483. Sandman 2 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                Cain, Abel, Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred appearance.
348 0 0 46 104 79 119 9.26
484. Batman 616 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Talia, Ra's Al Ghul, Lex Luthor, Catwoman & Lady Shiva appearance. Direct Sales edition has "Navy" insert.
347 0 1 243 55 23 25 9.68
485. Daring New Adventures of Supergirl 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin retold. 16 page Masters of the Universe preview.
347 0 0 173 80 36 58 9.44
486. Detective Comics 298 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Clayface (Matt Hagen). Aquaman backup story.
347 0 0 0 1 1 345 5.47
487. Harley Quinn 1 Aspen Comics Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 347 0 0 279 46 17 5 9.74
488. Swamp Thing 8 (1974, D.C. Comics) 345 0 0 34 81 74 156 9.03
489. Batman 1 Aspen Comics Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Sketch cover.
344 0 0 252 66 15 11 9.72
490. Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 344 0 0 298 37 6 3 9.76
491. Adventures of Superman 500 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steel (John Henry Irons) & Superboy (Kon-El). Eradicator appearance.
343 0 2 158 79 52 52 9.48
492. Saga of the Swamp Thing 21 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                New origin of Swamp Thing. Floronic Man appearance.
343 0 0 69 97 69 108 9.30
493. Action Comics 9 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance of Calvin Ellis (Superman of Earth-23).
342 0 0 166 90 36 50 9.55
494. DC Universe: Rebirth 1 Reis Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                "Midnight Release" variant. Wraparound cover.
342 0 0 257 62 10 13 9.72
495. Justice League 40 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Grail in cameo on last page.
342 0 0 243 56 20 23 9.70
496. Mister Miracle 1 (2017, D.C. Comics) 342 0 0 241 67 16 18 9.70
497. Detective Comics 1000 Artgerm Collectibles Golden Ag (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Stanley "Artgerm" Lau cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
341 0 12 266 41 6 16 9.71
498. Green Lantern 77 (1970, D.C. Comics) 341 0 0 7 25 54 255 8.25
499. Showcase 97 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Power Girl. 1st solo Power Girl comic.
340 0 0 76 109 57 98 9.27
500. Superman Unchained 1 Sketch Cover (2013, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with fold-out story pages glued to insert.
340 0 0 260 53 18 9 9.73

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"CGC Census Analysis" is provided by Greg Holland (©2003-2021).
Data is sourced from the public CGC census (© Certified Guaranty Company, LLC.)
Used with permission of CGC since 2003. Data is from July 01, 2001 to September 14, 2021.
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